'Stalk' up this sale
For great deals on designer clothing, visit Boutiquing.com's first-ever Sale Stalker Warehouse Sale, featuring merchandise from five area boutiques, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at 6 McLaren, Suite E, Irvine. Save up to 80% on thousands of designer items, with prices ranging from $15 to $100 including tax. The first 25 shoppers will receive an additional 15% off. There will be a semi-private changing area, and credit cards will be accepted. Visit boutiquing.com.
Watch 'Il Postino' for free
Got culture? Stop by the Orange County Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Monday for a free outdoor screening of LA Opera's acclaimed (and sold-out) "Il Postino," starring Placido Domingo. No tickets are required; bring low seating or prepared foods. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Visit ocpac.org.
Scrape up a few for these scraps
As if we all didn't already have a deluge of scrapbooking supplies to wade through, the Me and My BIG Ideas warehouse sale is back this weekend at 20321 Valencia Circle, Lake Forest. Load up on below-cost scrapbooking and crafting supplies like stickers, paper pads, embellishments and more from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Visit meandmybigideas.com.
Don't get spooked by this deal
Down the street, stop by Innovage's Halloween sale offering up to 70% off retail on merchandise like As Seen on TV products, toys, Halloween items, books, candles, housewares, memory foam products and small electronics, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The warehouse is at 19511 Pauling, in the Foothill Ranch area of Lake Forest. Visit innovagewarehousesale.com.
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